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Old 04-19-2018, 08:32 PM   #1  
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There is a member (Terry85) who just inherited a low mile 85 coupe. In the pics he posted, the siderail covers are plastic, with what looks like a vinyl pad next to the seat. Was this stock from the factory ? I have never seen another car like this.

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Old 04-19-2018, 08:57 PM   #2  
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Yeah, itís there. I have it on my early Ď86.

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My '86L has them. Very nice car.
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My '85 is exactly the same.
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My 89 didn't, don't know when they stopped it, but I liked that idea, my sill getting in and out use wear out the carpet, and replacement wasn't cheap!
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My '87 has it, so that only leaves '88.
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GM SPO mentions through '87

Mirrock from time to time offers them on eBay. Here's a link where you can inspect from all sides, top and bottom.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/C4-Corvette...ty!25414!US!-1

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My 89 didn't, don't know when they stopped it, but I liked that idea, my sill getting in and out use wear out the carpet, and replacement wasn't cheap!
Same here, I like the idea of possibly adding them.
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Yes, my '86L has them.
FYI, the original acrylic tops on the early C4s have pads around the inside frames. They are not available anymore. If you order a new top, peel the old pads off before you ship the old core back!
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My 88 does not have them.
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